Aggie Asiimwe Konde
Vice President, Program Innovation & Delivery
Under her leadership, a multi-disciplinary team at Msingi East Africa scoped, designed and implemented multiple interventions across two growth industries (Aquaculture, Textiles & Apparel), creating over 800 jobs and crowding in others / convening further interventions from multiple private and public sector actors. She is passionate around improvement of fish genetics to improve incomes of SMEs in the sector. Her passion for need to invest and grow local SMES while working on the underlying enabling policy environment speaks to a lot of what AGRA does .
Besides her corporate commitments, she is a girl-child mentor and a social enterprise enthusiast that is working tirelessly to shine a light on the women of Africa as the catalytic link to sustained economic transformation. Her board involvement with the African Network for the Care of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS (ANECCA) and Doctors Choice among others have served to catalyze innovations to improve access and share emerging best practices in Africa.
Aggie, a Ugandan national, holds an MBA from the University of Liverpool and an undergraduate degree in Social Sciences from Makerere University, Uganda. She is also trained in Market Systems Development. She recently completed a select pioneering class of the Global CEO Program (IESA -University of Navarra).
She describes herself as a pragmatic and results oriented leader with over 15 years’ experience in senior leadership roles across multiple private and public sector industries (Tobacco, Beverages & Multimedia) and most recently successfully transitioned to the economic development space (Aquaculture, Textile & Apparel) accomplishing remarkable growth and impact across five sectors.